Founded in 1984, North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) is a private, volunteer organization active at the state level, serving homeschoolers in North Carolina and beyond.
In order to better serve, NCHE divides the state into nine regions. Each region has an assigned number and Regional Director.
Homeschooling is the view that education is best when teaching and learning are integrated into the relationships and activities of the family.
The oldest form of education, homeschooling was legally recognized in NC in 1988.
Article 39 of chapter 115C of the General Statutes defines a Homeschool in NC. The Division of Non-Public Instruction (DNPE) administers the NC law governing homeschooling practice.
Our guide to your first steps
How to Homeschool High Schoolers
We're different in NC!
It is our goal to have the most informative website about homeschooling in North Carolinia.
Recordings of conference workshops & lectures.
NCHE is proud to share in the work of vast network of passionate educators who serve as authors, speakers, and volunteers.
There are many groups of North Carolinians who are working to promote or practice home education. Find home educators like or near you.
NCHE divides the state into 9 regions. Each region has a director.
Did you benefit from homeschool? Be part of a growing group of alums.
Middle and High school sports include Boys Baseball, Boys & Girls Basketball, Boys & Girls Cross Country (individual & team), Golf (individual & team), Boys & Girls Soccer, Boys & Girls Swimming (individual & team), Girls Volleyball
Regional Tournaments & More
Spend a week in Raleigh, serving in our capital
A multi-day event occuring in Winston-Salem in late Spring featuring national and regional speakers, workshops for the curious as well as the experienced and a vendor hall of over 45,000 square feet.
Coinciding with our annual conference, NCHE hosts a graduation ceremony for NCHE members.
Our biannual Spring event in Raleigh. Meet legislators and visit state museums.
Become part of an organization devoted to serving NC homeschoolers. Help us advance our threefold purpose: PROTECT the freedom of educating at home, PROVIDE encouragement & support to families who choose home education for their children, and PROMOTE home education as an educational alternative
Help us advance NC homeschooling through our educational programs, publications, extra-curricular activities & scholarships.
Do you have a passion for home education? Find a place to employ your talents and serve with NCHE!
Want to reach NC homeschoolers with your product or service?
May 25-27, 2017 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Twin City Quarter (Benton Convention Center, Embassy Suites & Marriott)
Knowledgeable and Inspiring Speakers
Huge Vendor Hall
Engaging Children's Program
Fun and Educational Teen Activities
Entertaining Talent Showcase
Other Conference Features:
Gatherings for military, special needs and single parent families
Parents of Preschoolers free admission program
Support group leaders' luncheon and workshop
Win free conference admission! For the 2017 Thrive! Conference, we will draw a name each week for 10 weeks (March 6-May 8) to win free conference admission. The winners will also receive a special discount card that will give a 30% one-time discount from many of our vendors. The earlier you enter, the more chances you have to win! You do not need to be registered for the conference already to enter. However, if you have already registered, we will refund your registration fee and, if needed, upgrade your pass.
Go to the Drawing Entry Form
Please only one entry per household. We will omit more than one entry from a household.